In this workshop, you will gain an understanding of the various components of information storage infrastructure in classic and virtual environments. You will cover storage technology, enabling you to make more informed decisions in an increasingly complex IT environment. You will build a strong understanding of underlying storage technologies, preparing you for more advanced concepts, technologies and products. You will learn the architectures, features and benefits of intelligent storage systems. You will cover storage networking technologies such as FC-SAN, IP-SAN, NAS, object-based and unified storage. You will also learn business continuity solutions such as backup and replication, the increasingl y critical area of information security and management and the emerging field of cloud computing.